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Virtually all of the features of the old searches are still available and in addition we have added several new features to create a more comprehensive and user friendly search experience.
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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
biting stonecrop wall pepper
bird's bread common stonecrop country pepper creeping Charlie creeping Jack ginger gold dust golden moss Jack of the buttery love and tangle prick-madam pricket tangle tail wall moss wall paper
Sedum may be annuals or herbaceous or evergreen perennials with succulent stems and leaves and clusters of small, star-shaped flowers in summer or autumn
Biting stonecrop is a mat-forming, hairless, succulent perennial with small, ovoid, fleshy leaves close to the stems. Flowers are five-petalled, yellow and star shaped. They bloom from May to July. Bees enjoy its nectar
Europe Africa Turkey
Habit Mat forming
Toxicity Sap can be a irritant
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Up to 10 cm
Time to ultimate height
May grow on a wide range of soils and be invasive. As it's drought tolerant this plant naturally occurs on well-draining such as dunes, grassland, cracks on walls in sun
Propagate by seed or division
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Coastal Wildlife Gardens Rock Garden Wildflower meadow
Pruning None required
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